Wednesday is for Prayer
The Passover is a people-shaping event in the Jewish calendar.
- It celebrates God’s selection of the Jews out of Egypt.
- It celebrates God’s hearing the suffering of his people and acting for them.
- It celebrates God’s sparing the first-born child of Israel.
- It celebrates God’s providing for Israel in the desert.
- It celebrates splitting of…
Training Ourselves to Not Pay Attention to Things that Matter
This is an important, very important, challenge to our social-media-driven culture. We are actually re-programming our brains to not function in the ways that we need them to function to succeed in the world. This is true for children and adults.
I hope you will take some time and watch / or listen to this interview.
‘I’d rather be goverened by the first hundred names in the telephone directory than a hundred faculty from Harvard.’
In other words, the common person has better common sense than the faculty of Harvard.”
My youngest daughter would love this quote. She is a good “common sense” person.
Weekend Links Extremely busy week as we prepare for Holy Week and also made a trip to Bolingbrook to run in the New Song Christian Health Center (dba Bolingbrook Christian Health Center) 5k which underwrites much of the budget for the clinic.
Friday is for Heart Songs
We are in the middle of 21 days of praying for friends an neighbors to hear and respond to the gospel during the Easter season. “Knees on the Ground” or “Elbows on th Table” we are encouraging the whole church to petition heaven for their neighbor’s souls and to look for opportunities to serve their good. But I think I have neglected to teach on fasting for much of my…
Getting beyond “wave and smile” with your neighbors.
Originally posted on ChosenRebel’s Blog:Thursday is for Discipleship
Most of us are not involved in our communities and neighborhoods because we are too busy. We are too busy because we are too cluttered in our schedules and lifestyles. We don’t know the names of our five closest neighbors (first and last), we don’t know what they…